Environment

Hoofprints on the plovers’ shore

A quiet stretch of coastline in Victoria’s south-west has become a battleground between conservationists and one of the region’s major industries – horse racing, writes Sinead McComish.

The real cost of clothes

Australian fashion consumption has increased significantly over the past two decades. Frida Mendez looks at the impact.

Grazing ban fire risk fears

The ban on grazing along the Yarra River has increased fears of a “high spark hazard”. Annabel Thomas reports.